March 19th, 2004


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One year ago today, President Bush ordered the start of war against Iraq.
Coincidentally, on this day in 1859, the opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premiered in Paris, and in 1931, Nevada legalized gambling.

Howard Kurtz on the two giant Medicare scandals (including Bush's fake news broadcasts.) [See also the Post editorial.]

One year after the invasion, the gap remains between expectations and reality.

Paul Krugman talks about Bush's view of the world, and how it's affecting everything.

Aw, yeah. McCain backs Kerry on national security. I'm telling you, prime running-mate material.

Possible third moon found around orbiting the Earth. Wait, third?

Well, duh: poll shows Americans feeling less and less part of the democratic process.

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"If you're keeping score at home, so far our war in Iraq has created a police state in that country and socialism in Spain. So, no democracies yet, but we're really getting close."
-Jon Stewart